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Old Lodge and Chapel of the Sacred Heart, Digby Stuart College

A Grade II Listed Building in Roehampton and Putney Heath, London

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Latitude: 51.4564 / 51°27'22"N

Longitude: -0.2432 / 0°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 522155

OS Northings: 174505

OS Grid: TQ221745

Mapcode National: GBR 9P.WYJ

Mapcode Global: VHGR3.QNSF

Entry Name: Old Lodge and Chapel of the Sacred Heart, Digby Stuart College

Listing Date: 7 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207124

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW15

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Roehampton and Putney Heath

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Roehampton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Old Lodge and Chapel of
the Sacred Heart,
Digby Stuart College
TQ 27SW 3/10
1853 by William Wardell.
Designed as a "transeptal chapel" for the use of strangers and formerly opening
into the chancel of the main chapel, which was destroyed in the last War.
Simple building of coursed squared stone rubble with ashlar dressings and steep
pitched slate roof, in 14th Century Gothic-style. Two 3-light windows in north
wall having tracery heads, the one of daggers, the other of mouchettes. Rose
window in west gable. Interior with ribbed waggon roof of painted panels.
Elaborate painted stone reredos in form of 14th Century Gothic arch with canopied
wings, both arch and canopies housing sacred figures.
Also the adjacent Old Lodge facing the street and in similar style and materials.
Symmetrical, with main storey having pointed-arch door flanked on each side by
2 pairs of cusped-head 2-light windows.
String stepped up over slightly advanced entrance bay.
Upper floor with large central and smaller flanking steep-pitched half-gables.
Central half-gable houses complex 3-light window, the middle light filled by
sacred figure beneath canopy. Each flanking half-gable pierced by mullion-and-
transom 2-light window.
Listing excludes stone-faced range to north of Old Lodge and modern brick chapel
to south of Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

Listing NGR: TQ2215574505

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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